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STEAK! Branson’s Best Beef - 8 Great Places for Steak!

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STEAK!  Branson’s Best Beef - 8 Great Places for Steak!

Nothing gets your mouth watering quite like the prospect of biting into a tender, juicy, and downright delightfully delicious steak...and, when you’re ready for an unforgettable meal featuring your favorite meat, you need look no further than the incredible destination you love to visit - Branson, Missouri!  We’ve uncovered eight great eateries that serve up one mean hunk of everybody’s favorite beef, and we didn’t cop out and just list a bunch of familiar chain restaurants, each of these fantastic dining spots are not only uniquely Branson’s, but they’re quite different from one another.  

 We thought we’d limit the list of steak joints so that you can plan about a week’s vacation and have a different steak every night, or at least every other night, filling in the odd dinner evenings with selections from other highly recommended restaurants - we’ll even help you out on that front, here are some posts, each showcasing different dining topics: “Branson Loves Barbecue - These 8 Places Prove It!” -- “Branson Dining - Delicious Mexican Cuisine in the Music City!” -- “Dining Downtown - Finding 11 Excellent Eateries in Branson’s Historic District!” -- “Breakfast in Branson - 23 Places for a Delicious Morning Meal!” -- “Branson’s 10 Best Diners - Finding Comfort Food Favorites!” -- “Branson Has International Options for Dining? You Bet It Does!” -- “Branson Buffets - 16 Places for Belly Fillin’ Fantastic Food!” -- “Branson’s Sweetest Eatin’ - 6 Unique Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth!” -- “Pizza in Branson - 25 Unique Options & Familiar Brands!” -- “Branson MO - Finding Your Best Burger in Your Favorite Place!”  

Keep in mind, our list certainly doesn’t include every good “only-in-Branson” place to get a fantastic steak, and as we’ve already mentioned, we haven’t listed any national or regional chains.  If your comfort level with out-of-town dining is limited to familiar brands, you’ll find plenty of those on our sister website, one that features restaurants, cafes, fast food spots, and other such eateries: https://www.dinebranson.com.

 And now, in alphabetical order, and with all the important details, the places that we recommend for a steak so delicious, you’ll be planning a return trip to Branson just to eat another one!

1.  Beverly’s Steakhouse & Saloon

Location:  1482 East Highway 76 Contact:  417.334.6508

Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. -- Sunday 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. -- Closed Monday

Serving:  14oz Prime Rib, slow-cooked -- 17oz Ribeye, charred to perfection

Related Options:  Prime Rib Sandwich -- French Dip -- Country Fried Steak -- Hamburger/Cheeseburger -- Bacon or Chili Cheeseburger -- Mushroom Swiss Burger -- Patty Melt -- Philly Burger

Price Range:  $7 to $18

Take Note:  Beverly’s is located in an area known to locals as Mt. Branson.  This feels more like a “Saloon” than a “Steakhouse,” so expect to see some folks there just to hang out and shoot pool while enjoying drinks with friends.  You may encounter smokers, but there is a decent ventilation system and an outdoor deck. Popular with locals, so this is one of those places Branson guests love, because it’s the local crowd recommending the food.

2.  Branson’s Center Stage Grille & Bar

Location:  1810 West Highway 76 - The Strip Contact:  417.320.6079 Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. -- Friday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. -- Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Serving:  hand-cut steaks, aged 21-days “seasoned with a signature blend of herbs and spices and grilled exactly the way you like it” served as: Filet Mignon -- Ribeye 12oz & 16oz -- New York Strip Au Poivre - Smoked Prime Rib -- Dove Creek Wagyu Beef from “...cattle raised on large pastures with an abundance of lush grass and fresh water. They are never subjected to feed yard conditions and are free of hormones and antibiotics. The Japanese declared Wagyu a national living treasure.” Served as:  Filet -- Ribeye -- New York Strip -- Chopped Steak

Related Options:  Wagyu Hamburger -- Classic Route 76 Burger -- Jawaiian Burger -- South Street Philly -- Smoked Steak Chili -- Beef Formaggio

Price Range:  $8 - Market Price on Wagyu

Take Note:  Very popular with locals, especially on nights when there’s live music. Homemade food from scratch.  Full bar

3.  Charlie’s Steaks, Ribs & Ale

Location:  3009 West Highway 76 - The Strip Contact:  417.334.6090 Hours: Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. -- Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Serving:  Steaks “aged 21 days, cut fresh from the loin in-house and then naturally seasoned.  We do not marinate, tenderize, preserve, or freeze our meat.” Ribeye -- Bacon-Wrapped Bistro Filet -- New York Strip -- Chop Steak -- Center-Cut Sirloin -- Bone-In Strip -- Country Fried Steak -- Ultimate Steak for 2 (20oz USDA Prime Porterhouse)

Related Options:  BBQ Brisket -- BBQ Ribs & Bistro Filet -- Charlie’s Classic Burger -- A1 Bleu Burger -- French Dip -- Frisco Melt -- BBQ Sandwich -- Charlie’s Philly Cheese Steak

Price Range:  $9 - $40

Take Note:  In business for 20 years.  Large outdoor deck area for dining.  Antique farm and Native American decor.

4.  Chateau Grille at Chateau on the Lake 

Location:  415 North State Highway 265 in Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center Contact:  417.243.1777 Hours:  Daily 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Serving:  Chateau Briand -- Seared Shrimp Au Poivre Filet -- Grilled 12oz KC Strip Steak -- Steak & Scallop -- Filet & Lobster

Price Range:  $34 - $75

Take Note:  Known for their extensive wine list.  Tables available with stunning views of Table Rock Lake.  Reservations recommended during holidays and busy weekends.  Upscale dining, but nice casual attire is acceptable. Chef’s Table experience available - features customized five-course meal with wine pairings - accommodates 2 to 18 guests - advance reservations required - allow 48 hours for confirmation.

5.  Level 2 Steakhouse

Location:  200 East Main Street - Hilton Hotel & Branson Convention Center Contact:  417.243.3433 Hours:  Lunch 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. -- Dinner 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Serving:  28-day aged corn fed Midwest beef prepared in a 1600-degree infrared oven - “an extremely hot oven which quickly sears the outside and produces a more tender steak.” -- Hand Crafted: Beef Tenderloin tips -- Infrared Grilled: Petite Filet Mignon* -- Filet Mignon* -- Ribeye* -- Kansas City Strip* -- Prime Rib (* indicates Dove Creek Wagyu Cattle Company meats)

Related Options:  Whiskey Beef Saute -- Dove Creek Wagyu Cattle Company Burger

Price Range:  $14 - $42

Take Note:  Steaks can be enhanced with House Blackening Rub or “Oscar” Lump Crab Meat, Asparagus, Sauce Bearnaise.  Steak sauce choices: Whiskey -- Bearnaise -- Bleu Cheese Cream -- Peppercorn. Guests can choose from five signature steak knives.  Regular guests can join the “Kut Klub” and Level 2 will engrave your name in your steak knife for use during each visit.

6.  Osage Restaurant at Top of the Rock

Location:  190 Top of the Rock Road Contact: 800.225.6343

Hours:  Monday - Saturday: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. -- Sunday Brunch: 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Serving:  28-Day Aged 8oz Filet -- Grilled 22oz USDA Prime Bone In Ribeye

Price Range: $49 - $65

Take Note:  Beautiful views.  Rustic-style decor with unique artwork and Native American artifacts. Reservations recommended.  

7.  Outback Steak & Oyster Bar

Location:  1914 West Highway 76 - The Strip Contact:  417.334.6306

Hours:  Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. -- Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Serving:  In business more than 30 years. USDA 21-day or longer aged prime steaks, “finely marbled for the robust flavor and tenderness.” Steaks come from Ozark Red Devons cattle, located just south of Branson.  All cattle are naturally raised and grass-fed without hormones. Ribeye -- Prime Rib -- KC Strip -- Filet -- Top Sirloin -- Aussie Sirloin -- Chopped Steak

Related Options:  Sidney Steak Sandwich -- Aussie Dip -- Kabobs -- Dundee Steak Tacos -- Red Devon Burgers - “6 ounces of Ozark Red Devon grass fed and finished...all-natural premium beef is raised and finished to rigorous standards on our family farm” -- Artey’s Burger -- Outback Burger -- Bourbon Burger -- Aussie Burger

Price Range:  $15 - $30

Take Note:  Not affiliated with the national steakhouse chain.  Casual, rustic Austrailian-style atmosphere. Outside deck area dining.   There is a separate Outback Pub on the property that features its own menu, live music, an upstairs open-air (with a roof) deck area. 

8.  Paradise Grill & Steakhouse

Location:  3250 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway Contact:  417.334.5405

Hours:  Daily 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with special hours on select dates

Serving:  Chopped Sirloin -- Ribeye 13oz Portion Prime Rib -- New York Strip 13oz Strip Sirloin -- Bacon-Wrapped Filet 8oz Choice Filet -- Top Sirloin 8oz & Shrimp Combo

Related Options:  Paradise Hamburger -- Hot Roast Beef Sandwich -- French Dip Sandwich -- Country Fried Steak

Price Range:  $9 - $27

Take Note:  Voted 2018 Best Of Branson in nationwide poll by Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Full bar service.  Very popular with local steak eaters. Buffet available.

General Note:  Highway 76 - The Strip is also known as Country Music Boulevard, just in case your GPS is having trouble with other monikers that label this world-famous stretch of road!  

We hope you’ll try every great place for steak on our list, you’ll quickly discover that there’s nothing “Impossible” or “Beyond” about the satisfyingly scrumptious slabs of beef served up at these only-in-Branson dining spots!

Don’t forget, to make your Branson visit complete, you need to take in a few live music shows - nobody does live entertainment like Branson!